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28 August 2014
Significant Moisture Deficit Affects Rwanda's Crops
RWANDA - Harvesting of 2014B season crops was concluded in July and production is estimated at below average levels. In some eastern agro-pastoral areas, where moisture deficits have been significant,...
27 August 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Tuesday
US - December corn futures closed down 2 3/4 cents at $3.64 1/2 Tuesday. Prices closed near mid-range and hit a two-week low today....
Below-average Cereal Harvest Gathered in 2014
MOROCCO - The 2014 grain harvest is concluded. Being largely rainfed, cereal production in Morocco is highly variable. Dry conditions in autumn 2013 slowed down wheat planting. Compared to previous...
26 August 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Futures Closed Down Monday
US - December corn futures closed down 4 cents at $3.67 1/2 Monday. Prices closed near mid-range. It’s been a great growing season so far for the U.S. corn crop, with a record yield likely....
Drought Affects Iran's Wheat Production
IRAN - The 2014 wheat harvest was completed in July although final production estimates are not yet available. However, preliminary forecast puts the 2014 wheat production at 13 million tonnes,...
25 August 2014
Hope for Improved Wheat Harvests as Genome Sequence of Soil Bacterium Completed
EU - The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) together with the Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto (UNRC), Instituto de Agrobiotecnologica Rossario (INDEAR), and other European partners, have completed...
Egypt Seeks Wheat Self-sufficiency by 2017, Says Ag Minister
EGYPT - Egypt is targeting self-sufficiency in wheat production by 75 per cent by the end of 2017, Agriculture Minister Adel al-Beltagy said Saturday....
22 August 2014
Warm Weather Pushes Alberta Crops Towards Maturity
CANADA - The warm, dry weather during the past week continued to rapidly enhance crop development toward maturity. Outside of spotty showers, the Central and North East Regions reported some...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 1/4 cents at $3.69 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed near mid-range and saw tepid short covering in a bear market. The corn market bears are still in overall...
21 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Will Interest Rates Rise Sooner than Expected?
GLOBAL - The market place is still digesting Wednesday afternoon’s FOMC minutes report. ...
20 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Federal Reserve Report
GLOBAL - The Federal Reserve’s FOMC minutes’ release on Wednesday afternoon is the economic report highlight of the day....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 3/4 cent at $3.72 1/4 Tuesday. ...
19 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Increased Risk Appetite in Markets
GLOBAL - There is increased risk appetite in the market place this week, evidenced by firmer stock markets worldwide, including U.S. stock indexes that on Monday hit or are moving in on record...
CAP Compliance Advice for Cereals and Oilseeds Growers
UK - Defra has released important information on how the new Common Agricultural Policy will be implemented in England, including how the new ‘greening’ requirements will work in practice....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Tones Across Grains
ANALYSIS - Focus this week is on the Pro-farmer Midwest corn and soybean crop tour, reports Jim Wyckoff. ...
Turkmenistan Cereal Production Forecast Down
TURKMENISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014 winter crops, mainly wheat, is nearing completion, while that of spring crops, mainly maize and rice just started and is expected to continue until the end...
Tajikistan Cereal Production Set to Increase
TAJIKISTAN - Harvesting of the winter crops (mainly wheat and barley) is nearing completion, while that of spring crops (mainly maize and rice) just started and is expected to continue until...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.71 1/2 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session low after hitting a four-week high early on. ...
18 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Firmer Markets Worldwide
GLOBAL - There is a bit less risk aversion in the market place Monday, as evidenced by generally firmer stock markets worldwide. ...
Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce...
15 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Is Russia-Ukraine Tension Easing?
GLOBAL - On the geopolitical front, the market place perceives the Russia-Ukraine tensions might be easing just a bit following conciliatory words from Russian president Putin late this week....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 1/4 cents at $3.73 3/4 Thursday....
14 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Less Confidence in Market Place
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the European Union saw more downbeat economic reports, as the bloc’s gross domestic product showed a zero percent growth rate in the second quarter from the first,...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 1/4 cent at $3.69 1/4 Wednesday....
13 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: More Risk Amongst Traders
GLOBAL - While there are still geopolitical hotspots in the world that the market place is monitoring, traders this week appear to have a bit more risk appetite. ...
China's Grain Imports Continue to Grow, Ensure Supply
CHINA - Increasing the grain imports through global markets at cheaper prices, China is quick to ensure sufficient domestic stocks, prevent unexpected supply risks and ensure long-term food security....
12 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Geopolitics Retains Marketplace Hold
GLOBAL - There are still geopolitical hotspots in the world that have the attention of the market place: civil war in Iraq, in which the U.S. has just injected military force; the Russia-Ukraine...
WASDE Report Bearish for Soybeans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production report - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bearish USDA Report Expected
ANALYSIS - The markets are anticipating a bearish USDA report for the corn, soy and wheat markets when it is released later today, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Video: How is Dry Weather Affecting Crop Production Across China, Russia and Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - Dry, hot weather is prevalent across China, causing growing conditions to fall behind average....
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